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Oct 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
-assad rally in the city center. it is organized by a local youth group. they call themselves "the stand firm volunteers." why do you support president bashar al-assad? >> he is a very, very good president and the world. >> but some people say you should step down. you should leave power. >> that is absurdist. he will protect us. all people like bashar al-assad. >> but so many people of died in syria -- >> because of -- >> that is what you often hear. they defend the president'. they brandish photographs of him and his powerful brother who commands the elite republican guard. a the governor's office, too, photograph of assad and his late father on every wall. the intelligence service keeps a close eye on everything here. the governor is the president's man here. i asked him about the tight security. >> security is not sites here. the situation here is normal and safe. just like any country, the security services will intervene to protect the regime and the rule of law here. >> now the fighting has reached damascus and aleppo. do you worry fighting could come here? >> we're in the process of p
Oct 20, 2012 7:00pm EDT
with -- by the nigerian ministry of health, in conjunction with local partners in nigeria. >> the clinton health access, particularly in it africa, but what is happening with afghanistan and iraq with women. >> speaking about africa, you have to think about nigeria. one in four people who live in africa live in nigeria. 12% of the children who die from diarrhea, which nobody should die from the 21st century, died in nigeria. for me, so much of that is about women's rights. i think fundamentally, women should be empowered to make the right decisions for themselves and their families and to have the resources they need to be able to be healthy mothers and have healthy children, and that should be true everywhere in the world. >> i wonder what you make of the efforts of the taliban and afghanistan, trying to make women stay in their home. how much concern do you have with that? >> the effort to stop women or girls anywhere is reprehensible, whether it is efforts in the united states or efforts anywhere on any continent. certainly, i think what is happening in parts of south asia is deeply, deeply troublin
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